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Designer Showcase: Stephen West on Horizon

There are many stellar knitwear designers, but few inspire as much loyalty as Stephen West of Westknits. Westknits designs are edgy and modern, but they have a timeless quality that flatters all k...
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Sarah and Rebekah's Picks in Horizon

 Sometimes our job is pretty fun. Like when Kristine sends us emails late at night, asking if we can all make a pattern of our choice in Horizon. Getting our hands on Horizon before everyone else w...
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Introducing San Pablo

Horizon is a milestone for our store, and it represents a milestone for me, too. It’s given me the opportunity to make my designing debut. Meet San Pablo. San Pablo is really an iMessage collabor...
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Horizon From Sheep to Shelf Part Three: The Green Mountain Spinnery

  Just of off Route 91- a few miles from downtown Putney, Vermont- is an unassuming little building that’s been a pilgrimage site for knitters for over thirty years. That’s where the Green Mountain...
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Horizon From Sheep to Shelf Part Two: Shearing Day

It takes something very special to compel Kristine and a crew of volunteers to get up at 6:30am on a Saturday and drive for 90 miles. Something like shearing day at Sally Fox’s farm. They brav...
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Cocoknits Meets Horizon

        Julie Weisenberger and Horizon     Cocoknits’ Julie Weisenberger is a constant source of delight and inspiration here at Verb. Cocoknits patterns are perennially popular in the shop; versat...
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Horizon From Sheep to Shelf Part One: A Conversation With Sally Fox

  In Horizon's journey from sheep to shelf, it all starts with Sally Fox. Sally's story is unique. Her farm is dedicated to the growth of raw materials for making textiles, and to growing them, bo...
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The California Wool Project: Horizon

  Ever since we naturally dyed that first batch of yarn, six years ago, I have dreamt of our own line of yarn made from California wool.  Verb Little did I know the journey I would take in order t...